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Mechanical interface using single stroke opener for multi-container
A waste container is received in a photographic processing machine along with a chemical supply container. The supply container is oriented at an angle to...
Platen assembly for an ink jet printer
A platen assembly for an ink jet printer and method of operating an ink jet printer. The platen assembly includes a platen member having at least one channel...
Porous optical switch films
A porous optical switching film is situated between at least two plates that have an electrical bias between them.
Digital color image processing method for improved tone scale reproduction
A method for adjusting the tone scale reproduction of a color image composed of pixels provided in a plurality of color channels is based on generating a...
Digital color image processing method
A method for adjusting the color reproduction of a color image composed of pixels provided in a plurality of color channels is based on generating a reference...
Customer charge accounting in a soft color proofing system
Techniques for customer charge accounting in a soft proofing system take into account one or more factors associated with a hard copy proofing job simulated by...
Compensator having particular sequence of films and crosslinked barrier
Disclosed is an optical compensator for a liquid crystal display comprising a transparent polymeric support, an orientation layer, and an optically anisotropic...
Black level calibration method for imager with hysteresis comparison and
adaptive step size
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for calibrating a black level in an imager to reduce flicker noise. A first and a second range is set. The...
Reducing computation time in removing color aliasing artifacts from color
A method of reducing color aliasing artifacts from a color digital image having color pixels including providing luminance and chrominance signals from the color...
Organic electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an electroluminescent device comprising a cathode and an anode; and, located therebetween, a light-emitting layer (LEL) comprising a phosphorescent...
Molecular complexes and release agents
A molecular complex for application to fuser members in toner fusing systems. The complex is formed from molecules with complementary acid and base functional...
Adhesion promoting ingredients for on-press developable lithographic
printing plate precursors
Imageable elements, useful as on press developable lithographic printing plate precursors, are disclosed. The elements comprise an imageable layer over a...
Transparent invisible conductive grid
The present invention relates to an antistatic article comprising a substrate or support having thereon at least one antistatic layer, wherein the antistatic...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an OLED device comprising a light-emitting layer (LEL) containing a host and a dopant located between a cathode and an anode wherein the emitter is...
Ink jet recording element and printing method
An ink jet recording element comprising a support having thereon, in order, a hydrophilic absorbing layer and a polymeric overcoat layer comprising particles of...
Multilayer optical compensator, liquid crystal display, and process
A multilayer compensator comprising one or more polymeric A layers and one or more polymeric B layers, wherein said A layers comprise a polymer having an...
Cellulose acetate films prepared by coating methods
A method of film fabrication is taught that uses a coating and drying apparatus to fabricate resin films suitable for optical applications. In particular,...
Magazine shuttle for a photographic processor
A photographic processor and method for developing photographic images utilizes a frame and an exposure section that receives and expose print media to record an...
System and method for maintaining synchronized data transfer using a
plurality of different control words...
A method and apparatus for the transmission of multiple control characters of the same type to a receiver to improve the retention of transmitter to receiver...
Method and system for enhancing portrait images
A retouching method for enhancing an appearance of a face located in a digital image involves acquiring a digital image containing one or more faces and...
Organic fiber laser system and method
A system for laser light delivery from an organic fiber laser, including a multi-layered vertical cavity film structure, wherein the multi-layered vertical...
Preventing crease formation in donor web in dye transfer printer that can
cause line artifact on print
A thermal printer is adapted to prevent crease formation in successive dye transfer areas of a dye donor web that can cause line artifacts to be printed on a dye...
Flexible resistive touch screen
A flexible, resistive touch screen includes a transparent, flexible substrate; a first conductive layer located on the flexible substrate; a flexible transparent...
Nanopastes as ink-jet compositions for printing plates
The present invention provides a method of forming an image on a printing plate, in which a nanopaste is imagewise ink-jet applied onto a surface of a substrate....
Method of manufacturing a polymethylmethacrylate core shell nanocomposite
optical plastic article
A nanocomposite optical plastic article has a plastic host material with a temperature sensitive optical vector (x) and a core shell nanoparticulate material...
Authentication using near-field optical imaging
A discrete micro particle having a micro image, a method of making discrete micro particles and use in authentication of products. The micro images are printed...
Cleaning device and fuser assembly for a printer with multiple cleaning
blades held by a common mount
The invention relates to cleaning deposits from a moving surface within a printer. According to just one aspect of the invention a cleaning device for cleaning a...
Edge enhancement of gray level images
A method and apparatus for processing gray level image data. Gray level image data is subjected to plural separate halftone screen processing to form plural...
Edge enhancement processor and method with adjustable threshold setting
An edge enhancement processing system and method for modifying image data at certain pixel locations to include gray scale image data so as to reduce jaggedness...
Compensating for aging in OLED devices
A method of adjusting the voltage applied across the pixels of an OLED display to compensate for aging including measuring the accumulation of trapped positive...
Thermal-dye-transfer media for labels comprising poly(lactic acid) and
method of making the same
Thermal-dye-transfer labels, and pre-label media from which they are made, comprising an extruded pragmatic polymer film comprising a microvoided layer, a...
Thermal-dye-transfer receiver element with polylactic-acid-based sheet
Disclosed is a thermal dye-transfer dye-image receiving element comprising a thermal dye-transfer receiver element comprising a dye-receiving layer 1; beneath...
Slipping layer containing wax mixture for dye-donor element used in
thermal dye transfer
A dye-donor element for thermal dye transfer comprising a support having on one side thereof a dye layer and on the other side a slipping layer comprising a...
The present invention provides an aqueous regenerator for addition to an aqueous developer that contains an organic solvent, a dispersing agent and a weak base,...
Method for the preparation of a printing plate
The invention relates to a method for the preparation of a printing plate comprises inkjet printing an oleophilic image on a surface of a support by applying to...
Inkjet printing method
An ink jet printing method, including the steps of: A) providing an ink jet printer that is responsive to digital data signals; B) loading said printer with an...
Personnel access control system
A system is provided for controlling access at a personnel control gate, comprising: a proximity reader (38) connected to the control gate (36) for controlling...
System and method for reducing the data volume of images
A system and method for reducing the volume of data necessary to represent an image by utilizing tiling and masking techniques is disclosed. Initially, an image...
Method for manufacturing an optical compensator on a transitional
A method for manufacturing an optical compensator (5) on a transitional substrate (8) comprises applying a first orientation layer (20) to the transitional...
Docking station assembly for transmitting digital files
A docking station assembly for transmitting digital images, the docking station assembly comprises a housing for forming an enclosure for the docking station...
Method and system for displaying an image
A method and system for displaying an image, includes steps and means for: storing image data in a manner that enables retrieval of different spatial regions of...
Color OLED display system having improved performance
An OLED display system includes an OLED display including an array of light emitting pixels, each pixel having a plurality of OLEDs for emitting different colors...
Tandem OLEDs having low drive voltage
A tandem OLED includes an anode, a cathode, and at least two electroluminescent units disposed between the anode and the cathode, wherein each of the...
Lighting apparatus with flexible OLED area illumination light source and
Lighting apparatus includes a solid-state area illumination light source, having: a planar flexible substrate, a flexible organic light emitting diode (OLED)...
Image sensor with reduced p-well conductivity
An image sensor includes a substrate of the first conductivity type; a channel of the first conductivity type that spans at least a portion of the substrate; a...
Method and system for sorting and separating particles
The present invention relates to a method of particle separation comprising preparing a suspension of particles containing at least one recognizable target...
Imaging material with improved mechanical properties
The present invention relates to an imaging element comprising at least one imaging layer and a support wherein the support comprises at least one layer...
Photothermographic materials containing phosphors and methods of using
Photothermographic materials contain an X-radiation-sensitive phosphor that emits in the range of from about 100 to about 410 nm. The X-radiation-sensitive...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
Disclosed is an electroluminescent device comprising a light emitting layer comprising a boron complex wherein the boron is bonded to a nitrogen atom of a first...
Organic element for electroluminescent devices
A phosphorescent electroluminescent device comprising a light-emitting layer containing a host material and a phosphorescent light-emitting material wherein the...